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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dealing with Nausea When You Have a Chronic Illness

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Man kneeling next to the toilet while feeling nauseous.
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Nauseous man sitting on a bed.
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Two kinds of nausea with chronic illness


Man with a migraine.
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Chronic illnesses accompanied by nausea


Woman taking pills.
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Nausea as a medication side effect


Plate of crackers.
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Temporary and short-term nausea


Pouring tea out of a teapot.
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Consistent nausea


Nauseous woman sitting next to a packet of pills.
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Prescription medication


Woman about to take a medication.
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Over-the-counter medication


Ginger root in different forms.
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Ginger


Mint tea.
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Teas and lozenges


Supplements spilling out of a bottle.
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Supplements


Senior man talking to a doctor.
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Severe nausea


Lene  Andersen, MSW

Lene Andersen, MSW

@TheSeatedView

Lene Andersen is an author, health and disability advocate, and photographer living in Toronto. Lene (pronounced Lena) has lived with rheumatoid arthritis since she was four years old and uses her experience to help others with chronic illness. She has written several books, including Your Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tools for Managing Treatment, Side Effects and Pain, and 7 Facets: A Meditation on Pain, as well as the award-winning blog, The Seated View.

Lene serves on HealthCentral's Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the RAHealthCentral on Facebook page, facebook.com/rahealthcentral. She is also one of HealthCentral's Live Bold, Live Now heroes — watch her incredible journey of living with RA.